Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State on Tuesday directed all civil servants to work from their homes for two weeks in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
POLITICS NIGERIA had reported how Lagos, Ogun, Kwara and some states gave similar order in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus.
The directive is contained in a statement issued by the Acting Head of Civil Service, Hajiya Fatima Sani-Ango, in Birni-Kebbi, the state capital.
According to the statement, the directive takes effect from Wednesday, 25th March, 2020.
She said: “the civil servants mentioned below are to remain and work from their homes with effect from Wednesday, 25th March, 2020. This is for an initial two weeks.
“This directive, however, does not include those on essential services such as health personnel, financial institutions, internal revenue collection, water board, media outfits, electricity supply, security and emergency service, etc.
Sani-Ango said that Bagudu had urged the general public to remain vigilant, calm and report any suspected case to the health authorities.
Nigeria, as of Wednesday morning, has a total of 46 Covid-19 cases recorded, two deaths and two recoveries.